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Lady Banks Pick of the Week


The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, July 5, 2020. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
2. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525536291
3. 28 Summers
Elin Hilderbrand, Little Brown, $28, 9780316420044
4. Camino Winds
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545938
5. Sex and Vanity
Kevin Kwan, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385546270
6. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $27, 9780525620785
7. Death in Her Hands
Ottessa Moshfegh, Penguin, $27, 9781984879356
8. Such a Fun Age
Kiley Reid, Putnam, $26, 9780525541905
9. The Book of Longings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $28, 9780525429760
10. A Burning
Megha Majumdar, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525658696
11. Friends and Strangers
J. Courtney Sullivan, Knopf, $27.95, 9780525520597
12. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062868930
13. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764
14. Hello, Summer
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250256928
15. The Empire of Gold
S.A. Chakraborty, Harper Voyager, $28.99, 9780062678164

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Room Where It Happened
John Bolton, S&S, $32.50, 9781982148034
2. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
3. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $26, 9780812993547
4. The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson, Crown, $32, 9780385348713
5. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
6. Me and White Supremacy
Layla Saad, Sourcebooks, $25.99, 9781728209807
7. Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
Eddie S. Glaude, Crown, $27, 9780525575320
8. I'm Still Here
Austin Channing Brown, Convergent Books, $25, 9781524760854
9. Countdown 1945
Chris Wallace, Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, $30, 9781982143343
10. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
11. The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir
Andre Leon Talley, Ballantine, $28, 9780593129258
12. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
13. What It's Like to Be a Bird
David Allen Sibley, Knopf, $35, 9780307957894
14. Hood Feminism
Mikki Kendall, Viking, $26, 9780525560548
15. Dirt
Bill Buford, Knopf, $28.95, 9780307271013

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $15.95, 9780345804341
2. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780143135166
3. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
4. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9781984822185
5. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $17, 9781594634741
6. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
7. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062905086
8. Daisy Jones & The Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $17, 9781524798642
9. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $17, 9781476749303
10. The Last Train to Key West
Chanel Cleeton, Berkley, $16, 9780451490889
11. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
12. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007
13. Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16, 9781101971062
14. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
15. Conversations with Friends
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9780451499066

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
2. So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827
3. Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, Bold Type Books, $19.99, 9781568585987
4. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, New Press, $18.99, 9781620971932
5. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17, 9780593133934
6. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
7. The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin, Vintage, $13.95, 9780679744726
8. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
Beverly Daniel Tatum, Basic Books, $18.99, 9780465060689
9. Be the Bridge: Pursuing God's Heart for Racial Reconciliation
Latasha Morrison, WaterBrook, $17.99, 9780525652885
10. The End of Policing
Alex S. Vitale, Verso, $17.95, 9781784782924
11. Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race
Debby Irving, Elephant Room Press, $19.99, 9780991331307
12. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $17.95, 9780679763888
13. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
Carol Anderson, Bloomsbury, $17, 9781632864130
14. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 9781501168703
15. The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church's Complicity in Racism
Jemar Tisby, Zondervan, $19.99, 9780310113607

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
3. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488
4. The Fiery Cross
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780440221661
5. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $11, 9780399501487
7. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
8. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
9. The Last Wish
Andrzej Sapkowski, Orbit, $8.99, 9780316029186
10. The Outsider
Stephen King, Pocket, $10.99, 9781501180996

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Sulwe
Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illus.), Simon & Schuster, $17.99, 9781534425361
2. The Day You Begin
Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $18.99, 9780399246531
3. The Undefeated
Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illus.), Versify, $17.99, 9781328780966
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story about Racial Injustice
Marianne Celano, et al., Magination Press, $16.99, 9781433828546
6. We're Different, We're the Same
Bobbi Kates, Joe Mathieu (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780679832270
7. The World Needs More Purple People
Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart, Daniel Wiseman (Illus.), Random House, $17.99, 9780593121962
8. Iggy Peck, Architect
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9780810911062
9. Good Night Outer Banks
Adam Gamble, Mark Jasper, Joe Veno (Illus.), Good Night Books, $9.95, 9781602196049
10. Antiracist Baby
Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.), Kokila, $8.99, 9780593110416

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316453691
2. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
3. This Book Is Anti-Racist
Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illus.), Frances Lincoln Children's Books, $14.99, 9780711245211
4. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
5. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061992278
6. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194
7. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
8. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Puffin, $10.99, 9780147515827
9. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
10. Dear Martin
Nic Stone, Ember, $9.99, 9781101939529

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $27.99, 9781338635171
2. Becoming Brianna (Emmie & Friends)
Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray, $12.99, 9780062894533
3. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
4. The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423103349
5. The Princess in Black
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763678883
6. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
7. Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, Book 1)
Neal Shusterman, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9781442472433
8. The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423101505
9. Who Is Barack Obama? (Who Was/Is...?)
Roberta Edwards, John O'Brien (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $5.99, 9780448453309
10. The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $9.99, 9781423163374